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Prof. Borwin Bandelow

Borwin Bandelow psychiatrist Controversias Psiquiatry Barcelona
Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany
Talk Treatment-resistant anxiety disorders
Date Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time 11:00 to 11:45


Borwin Bandelow, MD, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Göttingen in Göttingen, Germany. He is currently working as Senior Scientist at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. As a specialist for psychiatry and neurology, a psychologist, and a psychotherapist, Dr. Bandelow specializes mainly in the field of anxiety disorders, but also in depression, schizophrenia, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.

He (co-)authored over 320 publications internationally in books and journals (h-factor 40). He has given scientific presentations in 40 countries. He has written or edited a number of books, e.g. "Social Anxiety Disorder" (Taylor & Francis, 2004) or "Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia" (Oxford University Press, 2014). His basic research includes studies on assessment, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety disorders, psychotherapy and on the side effects of neuroleptic drugs.

He is author or coauthor of a number of international and national guidelines for the treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder.

He has written a number of books on psychiatric topics for the general public, including "The Anxiety Book" and "Celebrities", "Who is Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" all of which became bestsellers and were translated into several languages. He is the Chair of Anxiety Disorders Research Network (ADRN) of the ECNP (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology).

Dr Bandelow is a member of the EAP (European Association of Psychiatry), the ECNP (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology), the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders.